Apptix Extends MDM Support to Microsoft Surface Pro
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) started selling Surface Pro tablets over the weekend. As a result, many providers are already releasing solutions to synchronize with the new device. Hosted business security and compliance solutions provider Apptix (OSE: APP), an MSPmentor 100 company and also part of the Talkin’ Cloud Stock Index, announced the that its Hosted Exchange email and mobile device management (MDM) solutions secure and synchronize with Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet. Here's the scoop.
Apptix Hosted Exchange syncs with a variety of mobile devices available in the market, including BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile and iPhone or iPad. Apptix Hosted Exchange offers protocol support (RPC/MAPI, POP, IMAP), all controllable on a per-user basis; Microsoft Exchange capabilities with full email and collaboration feature sets; and email security and anti-spam/virus protection with content screening and blocking capabilities.
Apptix’s Mobile Device Manager, the company's MDM solution to address bring your own device (BYOD), now has the capability to secure Surface Pro tablets. Through this solution, policies can be administered on any Surface Pro, including HITECH and HIPAA policies. Apptix’s Mobile Device Manager provides managed services providers (MSPs) with the ability to secure company data regardless of device, to control BYOD strategy, to enable role-based permissions control capabilities and to provide a detailed audit trail and to manage, deploy, monitor, and support mobile devices.